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ˈpud lpoo·dle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poodle, poodle dognoun

    an intelligent dog with a heavy curly solid-colored coat that is usually clipped; an old breed sometimes trained as sporting dogs or as performing dogs


  1. poodlenoun

    Any of various breeds of dog originating in Europe as hunting dogs, and having heavy, curly fur in a solid color; their shoulder height indicates their classification as standard, miniature, or toy.

  2. Etymology: From Pudel, short for Pudelhund, itself from pudeln + Hund.



    POODLE (which stands for "Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption") is a security vulnerability which takes advantage of the fallback to SSL 3.0. If attackers successfully exploit this vulnerability, on average, they only need to make 256 SSL 3.0 requests to reveal one byte of encrypted messages. Bodo Möller, Thai Duong and Krzysztof Kotowicz from the Google Security Team discovered this vulnerability; they disclosed the vulnerability publicly on October 14, 2014 (despite the paper being dated "September 2014" ). On December 8, 2014 a variation of the POODLE vulnerability that affected TLS was announced.The CVE-ID associated with the original POODLE attack is CVE-2014-3566. F5 Networks filed for CVE-2014-8730 as well, see POODLE attack against TLS section below.


  1. poodle

    A poodle is a type of domestic dog known for its curly or corded coat, intelligence, and elegant appearance. Poodles come in three sizes: standard, miniature, and toy. Originally bred in Germany as a type of water dog, the breed was standardized in France, where it was commonly used as a retriever and sometimes as a circus performer. Poodles are popular pets due to their friendly, outgoing personality and the hypoallergenic properties of their coats.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poodlenoun

    a breed of dogs having curly hair, and often showing remarkable intelligence in the performance of tricks

  2. Etymology: [G. pudel.]


  1. Poodle

    The poodle is a group of formal dog breeds, the Standard Poodle, Miniature Poodle and Toy Poodle, with many coat colors. Originally bred as a type of water dog, the poodle is skillful in many dog sports, including agility, obedience, tracking, and even herding. Poodles have taken top honors in many conformation shows, including "Best in Show" at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in 1991 and 2002, and at the World Dog Show in 2007 and 2010. Toy Poodles won "Best in Show" at Crufts in 1966 and 1982. Standard Poodles achieved the award in 1955, 1985 and 2002. The 2002 winner came from Norway and was the first overseas exhibit to win the Crufts best in show award.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Poodle

    pōō′dl, n. one of a breed of small curly-haired pet dogs, intelligent and affectionate. [Ger. pudel; Low Ger. pudeln, to waddle.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. poodle

    An old Cornish name for the English Channel. Also, a slang term for the aide-de-camp of a garrison general.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poodle in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poodle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  1. Democratic National Committee:

    It's a great illustration of' Distracting Donald.' This was one of the lowest moments in the history of the American presidency -- that press conference, trump blinked this week. He's Putin's poodle. And that's the reality.

  2. Matt Meyers:

    When I was young my family would always go out for cones together and our dad would get our little black poodle a small vanilla ice cream. I’ll never forget how excited she got.

  3. British Prime Minister David Cameron:

    Never mind talk of ducks, I am looking at Alex Salmond’s poodle.

  4. Gero Neugebauer:

    Schaeuble is using the opportunity to convey to Merkel that he is not her poodle.

  5. British Prime Minister David Cameron:

    I'll tell him what is a lame duck, and that is trying to get into Downing Street on the back of Alex Salmond’s coat tails, never mind talk of ducks, I am looking at Alex Salmond’s poodle.

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